• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 759

    A small bronze figure of Padmapani


    Price Realised  


    A small bronze figure of Padmapani
    Western Tibet or Ladakh, 10th century
    Standing with his arms extended at his sides, a lotus stalk in his left hand and a bottle dangling from his right, clad in a knee-length dhoti with incised foliate patterns and secured with a sash, further adorned with bracelets, armlets, earrings and a necklace with three foliate pendants, his face with downcast expression and his hair surmounted by a tall crown
    5 1/8 in. (13.1 cm.) high

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    Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection
    Acquired in New York before 1970

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim